Mary was born Sept. 20, 1929 in Fennimore, Wis. to Walter and Francis Richgels.
Mary is survived by her husband Allen, her children Ron (Kathy), Jeff (Diane), Dennis (Sharalyn), Sharon (John Lewis), Valerie (David Howard), Maria (Shannon Olson), and Maureen, 17 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; Siblings Harriet (Dick Sperle) and Laverne Richgels (Margaret) and sister-in-law Carol Richgels.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter Laura, and siblings Joan (Don Geehan) and Harold Richgels. Memorials can be given to BDSRA (Battens Disease Support and Research Association) in memory of Mary’s Granddaughter, Laura
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge, Minn. with Father James Hahn and Deacon Gene Kramer officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m. at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home in Cambridge. Pallbearers will be Kelly, Mitchell, Nicolas, Will, Jonathan and Michael Anlauf, Bryan, Patrick and Brett Becklin and Christopher Olson. Interment will be in Christ The King Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.